Many Americans are without health insurance, and therefore prescription drug coverage. Whatever the reason, necessary medications can become a staggering cost. While those with chronic health problems are deeply affected by high retail prices, so are many victims of recent personal injury. Previously healthy, uninsured individuals who’ve been injured through no fault of their own are left to foot the bill for potentially expensive medications.
Recent government and pharmaceutical aid funds have created a number of reduced cost prescription drug programs. These plans are available for enrollment at no cost, and can help lower medication prices. Depending on the prescription and program, these savings can amount to some much needed assistance in times of financial strain.
Consumers should also check with the manufacturer of their long-term prescriptions, as some major manufacturers may provide their medications to patients who are eligible of financial aid, at reduced price or possible no cost.